SENIOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM ANALYST – OPS
AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
NORTHWEST REGION – 67901041 – PANAMA CITY
***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***
THIS IS AN OPS POSITION.
The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.
The State of Florida participates in the Bencor National Plan for OPS employees. The BENCOR National Plan includes two tax-qualified, defined-contribution retirement investment plans. Approved by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and offered by BENCOR, Inc. (BENCOR), the Plan is divided into two parts: the FICA Alternative Plan and the Special Pay Plan.
To obtain more information on the BENCOR National Plan, you may contact BENCOR, Inc. at www.mybencor.com or call toll free 1-888-258-3422.
OPS employees are not eligible for any type of leave accrual, paid holidays or personal holidays.
BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.
WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).
ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287
This is a temporary OPS position with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities. This position requires the candidate to exercise independent judgment and possess good clinical, documentation and communication skills. Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) are an optional Medicaid benefit that enables states to provide comprehensive and individualized health care and rehabilitation services to individuals to promote their functional status and independence. APD is responsible for conducting the utilization/ continued stay reviews for all residents of public and private ICF/IID facilities.
Conduct, coordinate & distribute continued stay reviews (CSR).
Member of UR committee;
Maintains ongoing communication with ICF and APD staff;
Documentation, coordination and any follow up of written continued stay reviews;
Works with agency staff, providers, individuals & families; and
Other duties as requested.
Minimum of a 4-year degree from an accredited college or university
Knowledge of community resources and organizations
Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation & grammar usage
Skill in operating a personal computer
Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
Knowledge of developmental milestones
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to prioritize individual workload
Ability to understand, interpret & apply applicable rules, regulations, policies & procedures
Ability to handle telephone calls in a courteous & effective manner
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.